In 1933, while much of the world is reeling from the Great Depression, 17-year old Anne "Perri" Singleton is enjoying life in Atlanta, dating boys, wearing the latest fashions, attending parties and riding high with the popular girls. Three states north, Mary "Dobbs" Dillard is simply trying to survive. She and her siblings, children of a traveling preacher, live in a poor section of Chicago. Dressed in ragged clothes, they often go to school with stomachs growling. But Dobbs has witnessed miracles and felt the presence of the Holy Spirit. What she lacks in material things, she makes up for with a rock solid faith.
When her Aunt Josie fr